Sports and Entertainment

NAC president and CEO Christopher Deacon says artists have missed the "exhilarating, inspiring, and restorative" experience of performing for a live audience.
Film, TV and animation company is opening an office in downtown Ottawa next month and says it plans to create dozens of local jobs in a bid to tap into the region’s growing talent pool.
Atlético Ottawa has dedicated its opening match this Saturday to raise funds for Ukraine, with proceeds from ticket sales donated directly to humanitarian assistance to Ukrainians.
Launched in late February, the crowdfunding effort had set a goal of raising $37,000 in 37 days to celebrate the 37th anniversary of “Ottawa’s legendary home of live music.”
Industry veteran takes over as head of the not-for-profit Ottawa Film Office from Bruce Harvey, a former entertainment lawyer and film producer who launched the organization in 2017.
Sens owner remembered as an ardent hockey fan and community builder who rescued the NHL franchise from the brink of bankruptcy and helped raise millions of dollars for local charities.
Owner Geoff Cass plans to host open-stage nights, jam sessions, family-friendly gatherings and evening shows featuring performances by folk and Americana artists at the new site in Old Ottawa South.
Veteran finance executive, who now serves as CFO of Kanata-based Martello Technologies, spent nearly two decades with the NHL club before leaving in 2015.
Organization is diligently following all public health measures to show that attending hockey games can be safe, Anthony LeBlanc said at his first in-person meeting with local business leaders.
Charities say the move will help better serve community youth in an increasingly competitive fundraising landscape.